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    Banks lead stock market bull run in 2017

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:37pm on December 25, 2017

    Banks led the capital market bull run in the outgoing year as investors injected huge amount of funds in the financial scrips with an expectation of better gains...

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    REHAB fair ends on high note

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:33pm on December 25, 2017

    The five-day REHAB Fair-2017 that began at the Bangabandhu International Conference Centre in the capital ended on Monday on a high note...

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    BTRC to scrutinise overseas VASP activities

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 09:31pm on December 25, 2017

    Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission has initiated a move to scrutinise activities of all overseas telecom value added service providers including Indian Hungama (Bangladesh) Pvt...

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    RMG wage board formation likely next week

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:14pm on December 25, 2017

    The government may form by the next week the minimum wage board for reviewing the wages of the country’s readymade garment workers as the labour ministry is scheduled to hold a meeting tomorrow to finalise the decision...

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    Chinese phone makers rapidly capturing Bangladesh market: report

    Business Desk | Updated at 11:58pm on December 24, 2017

    Mobile handset sales of Chinese brands in Bangladesh grew 125 per cent year-on-year capturing 29 per cent market share of the country in the third quarter of 2017, reports India-based Financial Express on Saturday...

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    Loan disbursement time extended to March 31

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:53pm on December 24, 2017

    Time for loan disbursement from the capital market refinancing scheme has been extended by three more months to ensure full utilisation of the fund...

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    Lafarge Surma to buy Holcim BD at price set by BB

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:49pm on December 24, 2017

    Lafarge Surma Cement Ltd has approved the acquisition of Holcim Cement (Bangladesh) Ltd at the price of Tk 504.78 crore set by Bangladesh Bank...

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    Jewellers hike gold price in peak wedding season

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:47pm on December 24, 2017

    Jewellers have raised the prices of gold by up to Tk 1,400 a bhori (11.66 gm) for the local market from today amid the ongoing wedding season...

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    NBR to start pilot AEO scheme with 2 local pharma cos

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:38pm on December 24, 2017

    The National Board of Revenue would recognise two companies from pharmaceuticals sector as trusted traders under its authorised economic operator scheme scheduled to be launched on a pilot basis by December 31...

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    Debutant Nahee sees abnormal rise in gloomy stock market

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:24pm on December 24, 2017

    The share prices of Nahee Aluminum Composite Panel Ltd on its debut on Sunday shot up by 812 per cent in an otherwise gloomy session with Dhaka stocks declining for the third consecutive session on the day...